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chucklesmcgee
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NordVPN server list not populating fully

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Running 6.33.3 on an RPi4.

Nordvpn is presently recommending us servers in the 6000-8000 range, eg us6923.nordvpn.com. Yet the highest listed us server for me is us6049.nordvpn.com. On a pi3 I have running, the highest listed us server is us62xx.nordvpn.com.

Running the "Refresh" command doesn't appear to fix this. I guess I can manually edit my config, but is there a nicer workaround?
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Joulinar
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Re: NordVPN server list not populating fully

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Hi,

many thanks for your message. Server list is downloaded during initial installation. Basically you would have 2 option
  1. perform a reinstall of NordVPN, this should download a fresh server list

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    dietpi-software reinstall 171
  2. or download the list list manual

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    cd /tmp/
    curl -sSfL https://downloads.nordcdn.com/configs/archives/servers/ovpn.zip -o 171.zip
    unzip -o 171.zip -d/etc/openvpn
    rm 171.zip
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
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MichaIng
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Re: NordVPN server list not populating fully

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I hope there is no limit for the length of the list in the whiptail menu :?, the current server list archive at least contains US 8000+ servers.
Probably we should add an option to update the server list. "Refresh" is more meant to refresh the server/connection status shown at the top of the menu.
chucklesmcgee
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Re: NordVPN server list not populating fully

Post by chucklesmcgee »

MichaIng wrote: Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:44 pm Probably we should add an option to update the server list. "Refresh" is more meant to refresh the server/connection status shown at the top of the menu.
That would definitely be helpful. Nord has been adding and renaming many of their servers lately
chucklesmcgee
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Re: NordVPN server list not populating fully

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Joulinar wrote: Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:41 pm [*]or download the list list manual

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cd /tmp/
curl -sSfL https://downloads.nordcdn.com/configs/archives/servers/ovpn.zip -o 171.zip
unzip -o 171.zip -d/etc/openvpn
rm 171.zip
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That was a fast fix, thanks!
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Joulinar
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Re: NordVPN server list not populating fully

Post by Joulinar »

yep that's basically exactly the same as a re-installation would do, just manually :)

@MichaIng
I will go to update NordVPN script to include a server refresh functionality
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
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